Romans worshipped many gods, which originated with the Greeks.
They showed tolerance toward other religions as long as the Roman gods
In 63 BC, Rome conquered Judea (which had been part of Israel). The Jews worshipp
Greeks and the Persian Wars (490-476 BC)
Persia by 500BC had conquered the Middle East and Asia Minor where Troy had been.
The Greeks had set up colonies to grow food and send it back to Greece.
Persia conquered these colonies and want
Diverse Emperors and Roman Achievements
An insane emperor that threatened to make his horse a consul of Rome.
Nero: Self-absorbed, vicious emperor who ate heavily and indulged it every passion
while others suffered. The
From Roman Republic to Empire
Carthage was a city-state in North Africa. It ruled parts of the Mediterranean and North
As Rome expanded it came into conflict with Carthage resulting in the three Punic Wars.
Punic Wars (264-146
Roman Geography and Early History
Rome began as a city-state in modern-day Italy. Italy is shaped like a boot and is a
peninsula jutting into the Mediterranean Sea.
The Romans were able to unify Italy because there were no large mou
Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World
Macedonia, to the north of Greece was considered by the Greeks to be
a backward, primitive country.
Alexander, son of King Phillip II of Macedonia saw Greek culture as the
greatest in the world.
Minoan Civilization (1750-1500 BC) was located on the island of
Crete south of the Greek mainland.
This civilization was based on trade, not warfare. They traveled all over the
Mediterranean Sea to Egypt and Mesopotamia (Fertil
The Greeks lived on a rocky peninsula extending into the Mediterranean Sea and on
hundreds of islands in the Aegean Sea.
These mountains and the sea divided the Greek city-states and led to fighting
between the cit
What: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, an autobiography
When: published in 2009; the events of the book occur in the 2000s in Malawi, Africa
Who: William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer are the authors; the plot focuses on William
Kamkwamba, a poor African boy
Honors World Literature Class Description,
Classroom Policies, and Procedures
Phone: 410-969-9105 ext. 360
*Students and Parents are encouraged to contact me with any questions regarding grades, disciplin
Choice Book Instagram Project
Project contains all 15
required images and
captions (with 5 direct
Project contains all 15
required the images and
captions, but is missing 1 - 2
Bartender by Dave Matthews Band
If I go, before I'm old
Oh brother of mine please don't forget me, if I go
Fill my glass for me
With the wine you gave Jesus, that set him free
After three days in the ground
Oh, and if I die, before my tim
T (title, author, and theme)
Maus II written by Art Spiegelman exemplifies the
theme of Life is full of Death.
During a part of Maus II where Art was writing about
himself writing a book, his character says
Q (Cited with authors last name, page #, a